Everything that you are

Stop hating yourself for everything you aren’t and start loving yourself for everything that you are.


1) Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, magical, person that you are!

2) You are not a burden. You HAVE a burden, which by definition, is too heavy to carry on your own.

3) “Don’t let hollow heroes distract you from saving yourself.” – Nikki Rowe

4) “Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.” – William Shakespeare

5) “Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.”

6) “Dismantle your wounds so you stop living your life by them.” – Nikki Rowe

7) “You can receive all the compliments in the world, but that won’t do a thing unless you believe it yourself.”

8) “Spend time understanding who you are, after all the only person your ever going to truly live with; is yourself.”

9) “Love only yourself a little bit longer, until you can’t stand not to love someone else.”

10) “Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.” – Dan Coppersmith

11) “There is nothing noble about being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.”

12) “A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.”

13) “Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.” – Jean Vanier

14) “Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it.”

15) “Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.”

16) “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

17) “Be very very very gentle with yourself. The world is very very very hard on you.”

18) “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”

19) “You were born an original work of art. Stay original always. Originals cost more than imitations.”

20) “I love myself for I am a beloved child of the universe and the universe lovingly takes care of me now.”

21) “Love yourself and dream bigger.”

22) “The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.”

23) “Your problem is you’re too busy holding onto your unworthiness.”

24) “You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.”

25) “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

26) “You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are, your simple presence can make others happy.”

27) “Your task is not to seek for Love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi

28) “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

29) “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” – Robert Morley

30) “I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.” – Kristen Neff

31) “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Washington Thurman

32) “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross